The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5  
Permanent jobs citing XML 270 327 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.39% 5.67% 5.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.87% 15.27% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 210 286 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2736 2141 2640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.46% 37.14% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 1850 2240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 186 £40,248 +7.32% 36
Cheshire -18 46 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Merseyside +11 26 £31,000 -11.42% 8
Lancashire -6 11 £39,500 -1.25% 5
XML
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 250 (50.10%) SQL
2 236 (47.29%) .NET
3 232 (46.49%) HTML
4 228 (45.69%) C#
4 228 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (44.49%) Web Services
6 210 (42.08%) JavaScript
7 187 (37.47%) CSS
8 186 (37.27%) SQL Server
9 164 (32.87%) Java
10 154 (30.86%) ASP.NET
11 152 (30.46%) jQuery
12 142 (28.46%) Microsoft
13 123 (24.65%) OO
13 123 (24.65%) MVC
14 122 (24.45%) WCF
14 122 (24.45%) JSON
15 115 (23.05%) SOAP
16 107 (21.44%) Finance
17 104 (20.84%) Scrum
18 101 (20.24%) Windows
19 99 (19.84%) XSLT
20 94 (18.84%) Software Engineering
21 84 (16.83%) Web Development
22 83 (16.63%) .NET Framework
23 82 (16.43%) Visual Studio
24 81 (16.23%) T-SQL
25 80 (16.03%) MS Excel
26 77 (15.43%) Ajax
27 76 (15.23%) Oracle

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.81%) IIS
2 21 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (3.21%) Apache
4 16 (3.21%) NServiceBus
5 15 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.61%) nginx
7 12 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.20%) JBoss
11 4 (0.80%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.80%) CMS
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.60%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 80 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Magento
2 8 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (0.60%) iPaaS
3 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.43%) HTTP
2 38 (7.62%) FTP
3 18 (3.61%) SSL
4 14 (2.81%) HTTPS
5 9 (1.80%) DNS
5 9 (1.80%) Internet
5 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.40%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.40%) RS-232
7 4 (0.80%) DHCP
7 4 (0.80%) LDAP
7 4 (0.80%) SAN
7 4 (0.80%) VLAN
8 3 (0.60%) LAN
8 3 (0.60%) SMTP
8 3 (0.60%) WAN
9 2 (0.40%) IMAP
9 2 (0.40%) NFC
9 2 (0.40%) SS7
9 2 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 72 (14.43%) MySQL
3 62 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (4.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 21 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (2.81%) DB2
11 14 (2.81%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 14 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (16.43%) Visual Studio
2 55 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (9.82%) NUnit
4 48 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 39 (7.82%) MSTest
6 35 (7.01%) Subversion
7 33 (6.61%) Selenium
8 29 (5.81%) Eclipse
9 22 (4.41%) JUnit
10 18 (3.61%) Ant
10 18 (3.61%) SpecFlow
11 16 (3.21%) FxCop
11 16 (3.21%) JIRA
11 16 (3.21%) Maven
11 16 (3.21%) StyleCop
12 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.80%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.60%) MSI
15 7 (1.40%) Mercurial
General
1 107 (21.44%) Finance
2 27 (5.41%) Marketing
3 26 (5.21%) Banking
4 18 (3.61%) Retail
5 17 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Games
9 6 (1.20%) Advertising
10 5 (1.00%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Law
11 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 306 (61.32%) Developer
2 108 (21.64%) .NET Developer
3 87 (17.43%) C# Developer
4 75 (15.03%) Java Developer
5 64 (12.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (12.63%) Senior Developer
7 60 (12.02%) Analyst
8 55 (11.02%) Software Engineer
9 48 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (9.22%) Software Developer
11 33 (6.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (6.21%) C# Software Engineer
13 28 (5.61%) PHP Developer
14 25 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (4.81%) .NET Software Engineer
16 23 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
17 21 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
18 19 (3.81%) Web Developer
19 18 (3.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (47.29%) .NET
2 232 (46.49%) HTML
3 222 (44.49%) Web Services
4 187 (37.47%) CSS
5 154 (30.86%) ASP.NET
6 152 (30.46%) jQuery
7 122 (24.45%) JSON
7 122 (24.45%) WCF
8 115 (23.05%) SOAP
9 99 (19.84%) XSLT
10 83 (16.63%) .NET Framework
11 77 (15.43%) Ajax
12 61 (12.22%) RESTful
13 55 (11.02%) HTML5
14 53 (10.62%) Hibernate
15 50 (10.02%) REST
16 49 (9.82%) WPF
17 48 (9.62%) Entity Framework
17 48 (9.62%) Spring
18 46 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.42%) iPad
2 41 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.61%) N-Tier
6 22 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (4.41%) User Experience
7 16 (3.21%) PMI
8 13 (2.61%) Clustering
9 12 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.80%) iSeries
11 8 (1.60%) TRADACOMS
12 7 (1.40%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 7 (1.40%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.40%) Replication
13 5 (1.00%) Blog
14 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.24%) Windows
2 66 (13.23%) Linux
3 22 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.21%) Unix
5 13 (2.61%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (24.65%) MVC
2 123 (24.65%) OO
3 104 (20.84%) Scrum
4 94 (18.84%) Software Engineering
5 84 (16.83%) Web Development
6 73 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (14.23%) SDLC
8 70 (14.03%) TDD
9 66 (13.23%) OOP
10 59 (11.82%) UML
11 57 (11.42%) Unit Testing
12 55 (11.02%) E-Commerce
13 40 (8.02%) Mentoring
14 39 (7.82%) SOA
15 38 (7.62%) Use Case
16 34 (6.81%) RUP
17 32 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (6.41%) MVVM
18 31 (6.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 250 (50.10%) SQL
2 228 (45.69%) C#
3 210 (42.08%) JavaScript
4 164 (32.87%) Java
5 81 (16.23%) T-SQL
6 57 (11.42%) PHP
7 53 (10.62%) C++
8 48 (9.62%) PL/SQL
9 38 (7.62%) VB.NET
10 24 (4.81%) C
11 17 (3.41%) Python
12 16 (3.21%) XPath
13 13 (2.61%) Ruby
13 13 (2.61%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 13 (2.61%) VB
14 12 (2.40%) Groovy
15 11 (2.20%) VBScript
16 9 (1.80%) RPG
16 9 (1.80%) XQuery
17 8 (1.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.42%) Degree
2 20 (4.01%) SC Cleared
2 20 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.61%) Siebel Certification
5 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) MCAD
7 2 (0.40%) MCPD
8 1 (0.20%) HND
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.41%) QA
2 14 (2.81%) WAI
3 8 (1.60%) HL7
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Varnish
2 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) Docker
5 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.60%) Puppet
2 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.80%) Terraform
3 3 (0.60%) Salt
3 3 (0.60%) SCOM
4 2 (0.40%) Nessus
4 2 (0.40%) Nmap
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.40%) Packer
5 1 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 142 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 76 (15.23%) Oracle
3 36 (7.21%) IBM
4 14 (2.81%) VMware
5 13 (2.61%) Siebel
6 12 (2.40%) IBM Sterling
7 11 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.40%) Adobe
8 7 (1.40%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.00%) Zend
10 4 (0.80%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.80%) Cognos
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 4 (0.80%) Teradata
11 3 (0.60%) Facebook
11 3 (0.60%) Sybase
11 3 (0.60%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.40%) BroadSoft
12 2 (0.40%) Tableau
12 2 (0.40%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire
FluidAds
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000,
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salford, Lancashire
BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago